Common Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorders
Many individuals who develop substance use disorders (SUD) are also diagnosed with mental disorders, and vice versa. This CEU course provides information on the state of the science in the comorbidity of substance use disorders with mental illness and physical health conditions.
Military and LGBTQ Adoptions and Foster Care
The adoption process can be challenging at times for any prospective adoptive family, but military and LGBTQ families may face special circumstance not experienced by other families. This CEU course is designed to help expand cultural competence and skills when working with military and LGBTQ persons and examines laws and policies, benefits, potential challenges, and available resources.
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Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations
This CEU course is intended to ensure that a patient receiving treatment for a substance use disorder (SUD) in a Part 2 program, Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records, does not face adverse consequences in relation to issues such as criminal proceedings and domestic proceedings such as those related to child custody, divorce, or employment. Part 2 protects the confidentiality of SUD patient records by restricting the circumstances under which Part 2 Programs or other lawful holders can disclose such records.
After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools
The suicide of a student can leave a school faced with grieving students, distressed parents and school staff, media attention, and a community struggling to understand what happened and why. This CE course provides guidance and tools for activities that help people cope with the emotional distress resulting from a suicide and prevent additional trauma that could lead to further suicidal behavior and deaths.
Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes
As tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of mortality in the United States, differential rates of smoking and use of other tobacco products is a significant contributor to health disparities among some of the most vulnerable people in our society. This CEU course examines the demographics of those who use nicotine products, why nicotine is more addictive and quitting is harder for some people and less so for others, and the treatments available for tobacco dependence.
Human Trafficking for Child Welfare Agencies and Caseworkers
Due to their potentially unstable living situations, physical distance from friends and family, traumatic experiences, and emotional vulnerability, children involved with child welfare are at risk for being targeted by traffickers who are actively seeking children to exploit. This CEU course explores how child welfare agencies and caseworkers can identify and support children who have been victimized as well as children that are at greater risk for future victimization. Strategies that agencies can implement to address the trafficking of children, tools and resources to assist caseworkers, along with State and local policy and program examples are also provided.
Comprehensive Infection Control
Healthcare-associated infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality among hospitalized patients worldwide. This CEU course explains how to improve personnel safety in the healthcare environment through appropriate use of personal protective equipment and how to reduce healthcare-associated infections by improving hand hygiene practices.
Safely Reunifying Child and Parent
If a child has been removed from the care of his or her parents, safe and timely reunification is the preferred permanency option for most children. This CEU course provides strategies for achieving reunification and preventing reentry and includes examples of promising practices being implemented by states and localities.
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Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice
Motivational interviewing allows the client to be in charge of determining the changes that need to take place in their life and provides a way of enabling the client to talk themselves into making such changes. This CEU course explores how motivational interviewing can be used by social workers and gives case examples illustrating the skills and techniques needed to be successful with clients.
Supporting Brain Development in Traumatized Youth
For children and youth who experience child abuse or neglect and associated trauma, brain development may be interrupted, leading to functional impairments. This CEU course summarizes what healthcare professionals can do to promote healthy brain development for this vulnerable group of children and youth and put families and service providers in touch with the most effective, evidence-based interventions.
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